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Business Information Systems

Business Information Systems (formerly known as Computer Information Systems) is a diploma program that provides knowledge and skill development in the fundamental principles of information systems and business solution development. Your studies will include a variety of software development languages (Visual Studio.NET, Java, COBOL) and target platforms (Windows, networked software and web application development).

You will study data gathering and modeling, the database management systems used by businesses to store information and retrieval techniques of database and programming languages. In addition, you will learn the systems analysis, design methodologies and project management skills necessary to carry information technology projects from inception to implementation. These skills will be complemented with training in the fundamentals of computer hardware technology, networking and various operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux). You will also study the critical business functions that leverage information technology in day-to-day operations and integrate this knowledge into the development of meaningful information technology solutions.

Successfully completing accredited computer science programs helps graduates pursue the Information Systems Profession of Canada (I.S.P.) designation.


You will develop fundamental employability skills through study of the principles of communication and active listening techniques. The course content includes development of effective writing skills and formatting. You will apply the principles and skills by writing business messages for positive, negative and persuasive purposes. You will examine ways to apply communication skills to cross-cultural situations. You will learn to apply effective presentation skills when delivering oral presentations and conducting business meetings. You will write short reports.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 2, 2015 - December 9, 2015
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 16, 2015
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$492.50ReginaCRN: 201502-338
January 7, 2016 - April 14, 2016
Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 21, 2016
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$492.50ReginaCRN: 201503-382
August 31, 2015 - December 21, 2015
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 317
Registration deadline: August 31, 2015
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$492.50SaskatoonCRN: 201502-254
January 11, 2016 - May 2, 2016
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 317
Registration deadline: January 11, 2016
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$492.50SaskatoonCRN: 201503-783
September 2, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: September 16, 2015
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$492.50OnlineCRN: 201502-658
January 5, 2016 - April 15, 2016
Registration deadline: January 19, 2016
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$492.50OnlineCRN: 201503-677
You will be introduced to the elements of statistics used in business. The course content includes frequency distribution, measure of central tendency and dispersion, probability distributions (discrete and continuous), sampling, sampling distributions, estimations, regressions, correlation and elementary hypothesis testing.

45 hours/15 weeks Additional costs: A textbook and Sharp business financial EL-738 calculator.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 3, 2015 - December 10, 2015
Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201502-343
January 5, 2016 - April 12, 2016
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 19, 2016
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201503-369
January 11, 2016 - May 2, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 312
Registration deadline: January 11, 2016
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$491.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-784
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$491.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201503-708

Your studies will focus on an introduction to financial accounting designed to provide you with accounting skills to handle business transactions. The course will include bookkeeping techniques, accounting for a merchandising concern and an introduction to accounting for current assets. ACCT 122 is a companion to ACCT 125 (Introductory Financial Accounting 2) which continues the study of basic financial accounting.



Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 29, 2015 - December 19, 2015
Sat - 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: September 11, 2015
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$494.00ReginaCRN: 201501-34
September 1, 2015 - December 8, 2015
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: September 15, 2015
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$494.00ReginaCRN: 201502-336
January 9, 2016 - April 23, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room: 619
Registration deadline: January 29, 2016
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$494.00ReginaCRN: 201503-1173
April 25, 2016 - June 16, 2016
Mon, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: May 2, 2016
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$494.00ReginaCRN: 201503-373
September 2, 2015 - December 16, 2015
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 317
Registration deadline: September 2, 2015
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$494.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-142
January 13, 2016 - April 20, 2016
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 317
Registration deadline: January 13, 2016
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$494.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-827
May 9, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 317
Registration deadline: May 9, 2016
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$494.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-97
September 2, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: September 16, 2015
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$494.00OnlineCRN: 201502-633
September 2, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: September 2, 2015
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$494.00OnlineCRN: 201502-634
January 5, 2016 - April 15, 2016
Registration deadline: January 19, 2016
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$494.00OnlineCRN: 201503-666
January 5, 2016 - April 15, 2016
Registration deadline: January 19, 2016
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$494.00OnlineCRN: 201503-668
Your studies will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of managerial accounting. You will examine cost concepts, pricing strategies, manufacturing accounting, cost allocation and budgeting processes. You will be able to select appropriate managerial accounting techniques for decision making

Prerequisites: Introductory Financial Accounting 1


Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 6, 2016 - April 13, 2016
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 20, 2016
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$492.50ReginaCRN: 201503-374
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$492.50Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201503-694
You will study human behaviour in organizations and develop the skills needed to deal with people at work. Course content includes individual behaviour, values, interpersonal relationships and communications, groups and team dynamics, organizational culture, leadership and change. All topics are dealt with in the context of diverse formal organizations.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2015 - December 15, 2015
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: F211
Registration deadline: September 8, 2015
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$491.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201502-464
August 31, 2015 - December 21, 2015
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: September 14, 2015
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201501-31
April 25, 2016 - June 15, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: May 2, 2016
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201503-385
August 31, 2015 - December 21, 2015
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 309
Registration deadline: August 31, 2015
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$491.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-303
January 5, 2016 - April 15, 2016
Registration deadline: January 19, 2016
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$491.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201503-673
You will develop strategies and processes related to creating and fostering an evolving workplace culture that supports innovation, change, quality and learning to result in harmony between the organization’s needs and employee’s expectations while remaining consistent with the organization’s business plan. Course content includes an overview of business planning, corporate culture, quality management and the emerging role of the employer and human resource support systems.

45 hours/15 weeks Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 29, 2015 - December 19, 2015
Sat - 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 622
Registration deadline: September 11, 2015
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201501-35
September 3, 2015 - December 10, 2015
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 312
Registration deadline: September 3, 2015
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$491.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-695
September 2, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: September 16, 2015
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$491.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201502-674

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